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The Future Of 
Supply Chain

Our best-in-class software suite will elevate your organization as a leader in the natural products sector. We will help you capture critical data, connect with your partners, and report the results.

TagOne's Integrated Supply Chain Platform Is Built On
Three Key Technology Pillars

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Smart Devices

TagOne uses Smart Devices to capture key transaction data from upstream partners anywhere in the world using custom apps.

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Cloud Computing

We then share this data instantly on a 24x7 global cloud infrastructure using AWS.

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Blockchain

Ensure that data captured is secure and relevant by permanently recording it on our blockchain platform using Hyperledger, an industry leading open source blockchain framework. 

The Path To
Seed2Sale Transparency

At TagOne, we believe Technology is an enabler and needs to closely work with best practice industry processes and the right data standards to drive comprehensive seed2sale transparency.

For every Industry vertical we work in, we first spend months and sometimes even years to fully understand its unique processes. We then simulate end-to-end traceability scenarios in our system to ensure TagOne is able to address even the most complex business scenario and ensure traceability.

 

We work closely with GS1 (and other standards organizations as needed) to ensure we continue driving the creation and acceptance of appropriate data standards in the industry, a key dependency to the success of traceability in any industry, especially food and natural products.

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Industry Best Practices

Latest Technologies
Mobile/IoT, Cloud Computing,
Blockchain

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Global Data Standards
to ensure interoperability

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No Dependency
on using TagOne across the Supply Chain

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Seed2Sale Traceability
ensured by pulling in & Collating data
from Disparate sources in the
TagOne AWS Cloud 

Open Source Blockchain
architecture allows even
non-TagOne customers to
put data on our Blockchain

The TagOne Difference

In order to achieve comprehensive transparency across your supply chain, you first need to collect granular traceability data within your own organization and then across your entire supply chain. This means your supplier’s supplier and possibly a few levels further out. This often proves to be challenging especially because you may not have control over their everyday operations. Your partners will be typically storing key data elements across disparate systems and may not even be following any specific data standards. Some may even be using spreadsheets or handwritten logs while others may have their own private networks. So how do you connect all of this data together to tell a complete seed2sale story? That’s where TagOne comes in.

 

Unlike others, our unique data collator model sits on top of all your existing systems, be it your ERP, Warehouse Management or other systems. Once the relevant traceability data sources are identified, our unique TagOne Integration Layer consisting of pre-built intelligent APIs enables us to pull in & digitizing relevant data elements from critical tracking events from disparate sources in your supply chain. Thereafter our proprietary Traceability Algorithms run validation checks on this data and proceed to link it all together once the information is verified. 

 

Our data collator model provides TagOne with the flexibility to work with businesses of all sizes and allows our customers to choose the approach that works best for them to simplify their transparency journey.

Choose Your Own Path To Full Transparency

We understand that our customers may have different drivers to drive a seed2sale traceability initiative across their organization and, more importantly, their supply chain. You could be driven by a need to ensure compliance with FSMA Section 204 regulations, address food safety, or drive operational efficiency by getting stronger visibility across your suppliers.

 

You could be doing it to capture and track your supply chain’s sustainability performance or to drive stronger brand engagement with your consumers, who seem to ask more and more questions every day about the source, provenance, quality, purity, and many other values near and dear to them.

Whatever your reason, the final goal is the same. Ensure end-to-end supply chain traceability. Depending on your key drivers and your ROI business case, we generally recommend 2 alternate approaches for your traceability journey.

Kick-off with Operations Excellence Focus

In this approach, we kick off your journey by setting up your system baseline in TagOne Enterprise. Here we inout your key Master Data Elements such as your products, suppliers, and customer information. This step will be key to your transparency program’s success.

The TagOne team will work with you to ensure clean product data is identified and uploaded into the system. All supplier/customer names, locations, products, and contact details are identified and cleaned, for example, all product name duplicates/alternate names are identified and resolved. 

After this initial setup, we then help our customers capture and store all the supporting supplier, customer, and product documentation. Once complete, our customers will be ready to kickstart their traceability journey.

Focus

  • Regulations

  • Food Safety & Quality

  • Recalls and Returns

  • Operational Efficiency

Key Features

  • ​​Identify and set up your Product master data using TagOne’s template

  • Identify and set up Supplier master data using TagOne’s template

  • Identify and set up your Customer master data using TagOne’s template

  • Setup Supplier-Product and Customer-Product relationships using TagOne’s template

End Result

Phase 1

System Baselining

  • Supplier onboarding as per FSVP and other global standards
     

  • Product and supplier documentation
     

  • Master Data Management: Product/Supplier/Customer/Location

Phase 2

Initiate

Transactions

  • Identify key suppliers and a few products to initiate transactions
     

  • Identify key customers to share info with
     

  • Business partner transactions begin one level up and one level down

Phase 3

Network

Expansion

  • Expand transactions with additional partners
     

  • Add your "supplier's suppliers" to the network - expanding your supply chain traceability

Phase 4

Full Traceability

  • Achieve E2E supply chain visibility
     

  • Consumers can be given permission to view full supply chain transparency

  • Clean product, supplier, and customer master data

  • Proper supporting documentation of products you are dealing with from your suppliers

  • Network connections properly configured and ready to start transacting with your suppliers and customers

Kick-off with Brand Engagement Improvement Focus

In this scenario, we lead with TagOne Engage (Our Last Mile solution) with support from TagOne Enterprise. The goal is to help our customers tell a more impactful brand story via sharing traceability info, quality reports, farmer stories, videos, pictures, certificates, and so much more. In a hyper-competitive market, companies are looking for any way to differentiate themselves from competitors and drive an advantage, and sharing their transparency initiative can be a massive lever.

 

We do this for a few identified finished products for which the company may have more comprehensive ingredients and other supporting data than for other products. Once the initial data and documents are collated and shared with end consumers, we start expanding the traceability footprint by adding more finished products and their ingredients, suppliers, documents, certificates, videos, images etc.

Focus

  • Differentiating Products

  • Drive Brand Engagement

Key Features

  • ​​Identify finished products that have comprehensive ingredients and other supporting data

  • Collate initial product data and documents

  • Expand traceability footprint

End Result

  • Clean product (finished product & ingredients) and supplier master data

  • List of the Lot numbers of the finished products being sold in the market

  • Quality reports (CoA’s) for these finished product lots and its ingredients 

  • Proper supporting documentation of products from suppliers

  • Detailed supporting info like videos, images, company and product stories, recipes etc.

Phase 1

TagOne

Engage

  • Identify a few products where you have basic ingredient traceability info and CoA
     

  • Add key product attributes like label/beyond the label/beyond the info, certifications, social connect etc.

Phase 2

System Setup & Initiate

Transactions

  • Product and supplier documentation
     

  • Master Data Management
     

  • Identify a few suppliers and a few products to initiate transactions
     

  • Transactions begin one level up and one level down

Phase 3

Network

Expansion

  • Expand transactions with additional partners
     

  • Add your "supplier's suppliers" to the network - expanding your supply chain traceability

Phase 4

Full Traceability

  • Achieve E2E supply chain visibility
     

  • Consumers can be given permission to view full supply chain transparency